Council President urges bishops to be “one in ministry to all the world”

Council of Bishops President Rosemarie Wenner addresses the plenary body at General Conference 2012. Photo by Patrick Scriven. Council of Bishops of The United Methodist...

Preview to church restructuring debate

A UMNS Report by Heather Hahn*. UMNS Photos by Mike Dubose TAMPA, Fla. (UMNS) — Months before the 2012 General Conference, delegates to The United...

Bishops uphold values of mission, unity, space, contextuality in interim report on Way Forward’s...

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LAKE JUNALUSKA, NORTH CAROLINA _ Placing emphasis on the values of unity, space and contextuality - all for the sake of mission – the...

Stanovsky: ‘We will not leave divided’

By Charmaine Robledo May 20, 2016 | PORTLAND, Ore. (UMNS) On the last day of the 2016 General Conference, Bishop Elaine Stanovsky of the Mountain Sky...

Do we understand how the church works?

United Methodists raise their hands in praise during opening worship for  the 2008 United Methodist General Conference in Fort Worth, Texas. A UMNS file photo...

Commission on a Way Forward releases final videos for 2019 General Conference

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Commission on a Way Forward has released the final two videos of a series that the Commission hopes will inform The United...

The ABCs of back-to-school outreach

By Barbara Dunlap-Berg* | NASHVILLE, Tenn. (UMNS) Whether you're part of a congregation of 50 or 5,000, you can reach out to children and families as a...

Bishops Urge Compassion, Prayer for Border Crisis

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Washington, D.C.:  In response to the rise in unaccompanied migrant children crossing the U.S. border, the executive committee of the Council of Bishops has...

UMC social-justice agency applauds House Gun Violence Prevention Task Force findings

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UMC social-justice agency applauds House Gun Violence Prevention Task Force findings By the General Board of Church and Society Urges Congress not to ignore crescendo of...

An Open Letter to Rev. Tom Lambrecht, member of the Commission on a Way...

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On Friday, UMC Commission on a Way Forward member Rev. Tom Lambrecht sent a message to email subscribers of Good News Magazine lamenting decisions made by Bishop Elaine Stanovsky in the Greater Northwest Area. In this open letter, Bishop Elaine uses the practices embraced by the Commission in its work, to offer a thoughtful, prayerful, response.

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